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Request for Proposal: Kosrae State Tropical Water Plant

Open Dates: January 02, 2020 to February 02, 2020
1. Summary
The Kosrae State Government, through the Department of Resources & Economic Affairs, is soliciting proposals for the Kosrae Tropical Water Plant.

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Sun, Jan 5, 2020 Sun, Jan 5, 2020

Request for Proposal: Kosrae State Tropical Water Plant

Sun, Jan 5, 2020

Second Update on the Implementation of the FSM COVID-19 Framework

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Tue, Aug 18, 2020 Tue, Aug 18, 2020

Secretary Lawrence in D.C. for IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings

Washington DC, April 22, 2019- Secretary Lawrence was in D.C. to attend the Spring Meetings for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) held from 8 – 14 April 2019. At the meetings, Secretary Lawrence met with Ms. Victoria Kwakwa, Vice President of the World Bank. She also met with World Bank Executive Director Kunil Hwang, who represents the constituency at the World Bank that includes the FSM as a member. Secretary Lawrence later met with Executive Director Nigel Ray, who represents FSM at the IMF Board of Executive Directors.

Mon, Apr 22, 2019 Mon, Apr 22, 2019

Secretary Pompeo Tells President Panuelo: “We’re Ready to Start Negotiations on the Compact of Free Association”

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Secretary Pompeo Tells President Panuelo: “We’re Ready to Start Negotiations on the Compact of Free Association”

Mon, Aug 5, 2019 Mon, Aug 5, 2019

Senate Eyes Telehealth to Help Pacific Island Veterans Access Care

Washington DC, May 03, 2019- The Embassy of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in D.C., continues to engage on the Capitol Hill with the U.S. Congress on a variety of issues including advocacy work on FSM veterans’ affairs issues. Through these collaborations, a recent bill was introduced by Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) regarding a pilot project that would enable US veterans in the Pacific islands including the Freely Associated States have the ability to access support from the U.S. Government while in the islands.

Fri, May 3, 2019 Fri, May 3, 2019

Senators Hirono, Schatz Reintroduce Legislation to Restore Health Care Access for COFA Citizens

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Wednesday, July 24, 2019, Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) reintroduced the Covering our FAS Allies Act, which would reinstate Medicaid coverage, also known as Med-QUEST in Hawaii, for citizens of the Freely Associated States (FAS) living in the United States under the Compacts of Free Association (COFA).
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Wed, Jul 24, 2019 Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Status of Citizens of the Freely Associated States of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Mon, Apr 13, 2020

The 21st FSM Congress Removes President Panuelo’s COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

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Wed, Mar 11, 2020 Wed, Mar 11, 2020

The Federated States of Micronesia Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II, Calls for Empathy & Global Solidarity

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Tue, Sep 15, 2020 Tue, Sep 15, 2020

The FSM COVID-19 Response Framework: A Summary

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Wed, Apr 8, 2020 Wed, Apr 8, 2020

The FSM Development Bank Scholarship

Wed, Aug 28, 2019

The FSM Development Bank Scholarship Opportunities


Wed, Aug 28, 2019 Wed, Aug 28, 2019

Travel Restrictions Extended to November 30th, 2020; No Date Yet for Repatriation Flights

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Mon, Oct 5, 2020

Travelers Encouraged to Stay Home; if Travel to the FSM is Necessary, You Will Be Subject to Quarantine/Isolation Requirements; Travel to Chuuk Banned Until March 29th, 2020

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Thu, Mar 19, 2020 Fri, Mar 20, 2020

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Support Letter & Updated USCIS Fact Sheet

Mon, Sep 10, 2018

U.S. ICE Crackdowns & Raids

Sun, Jul 14, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo Hosts a Luncheon Meeting with the Three Micronesian Presidents

Washington D.C., May 21, 2019 – His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), joined Her Excellency Dr. Hilda C. Heine, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and His Excellency Tommy Remengesau, Jr., President of the Republic of Palau, for a luncheon meeting hosted by the Honorable Michael R. Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of the Department of State. The luncheon was held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the Department of State before the three Presidents visited President Donald J. Trump at the White House.

Thu, May 23, 2019 Thu, May 23, 2019

USCIS Factsheet Updated

Fri, Mar 15, 2019

USCIS: Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds

FAS Ambassadors Joint-Meeting with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Interior

Mon, Oct 29, 2018